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1916 Rebellion Walking Tour

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Overview
Learn about the 1916 Rebellion in Dublin on this interactive walking tour. Avoid the hassle of navigating on your own and simply follow your guide to important landmarks, including City Hall and Dublin Castle. See bullet holes marking the exterior of the General Post Office and hear stories from your local guide about revolutionary figures including James Connolly and Michael Collins.
Highlights
  • Maximize time spent in Dublin with this interactive walking tour
  • Learn the history of Ireland’s rebellion from a local guide
  • See top landmarks including Dublin Castle and the General Post Office
  • Skip the hassle of self-navigating and follow your guide
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the International Bar in Dublin where the tour begins with an intro to Ireland’s revolutionary period, from the Irish Famine of the 1840s to the 1916 Rising. The first walking tour stop is Trinity College, followed by Old Parliament, and Rosie Hackett Bridge where you learn about the women of the revolution, from Countess Markievicz to Rosie Hackett. The tour continues to Daniel O’Connell’s memorial and Jim Larkin’s statue. See the bullet and shrapnel holes marking the exterior of the General Post Office on O’Connell Street. Also on the tour are Michael Collins’ offices, the Henry Grattan Bridge, and City Hall. The final stop is a visit to Dublin Castle, the seat of the British Administration before 1922. The tour finishes at Dublin Castle, but you can return to International Bar for a drink or lunch (own expense).
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Important Information
Departure Point
23 Wicklow St, Dublin, D02 VH59, Ireland
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Joseph Michael wrote a review Aug 2020
Arlington, Virginia5 contributions
great experience!! it was my family's first trip to dublin & this walking tour made us familiar with everything around the city center relating to leadership, locations & the details of what led up to the easter rising. the tour guide, lorcan collins, has literally wrote the
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Date of experience: August 2020
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eithne h wrote a review Aug 2020
South America1 contribution
A great tour. Lorcan brought a perfect mix of knowledge and humour. I'd recommend it for Irish people and visitors from abroad to learn more about our recent history in an entertaining way 😁
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Theresa O wrote a review Aug 2020
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Spent my Saturday morning with Lorcan today and I have to say this tour does not disappoint. Lorcan is a fountain of knowledge and his story telling capabilities are an art form. Very special day spent with family learning all about the rising and the historic tales behind so
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Foodie wrote a review Aug 2020
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We had a Fantastic experience at the 1916 rebellion walking tour. We were blown away by the knowledge and historical stories our guide Caitlin shared with us. Highly recommend this tour and a special thanks to Caitlin who pitched the tour brilliantly and made the experience for
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Corknitpicker wrote a review Aug 2020
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The tour guide Lorcan is unabashedly republican and proud of it, but equally welcoming to people of all political persuasions. His in-depth knowledge of and passion for his cities history really rubs off on everyone on the tour. He has some nice visual aids that really help you
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Date of experience: August 2020
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N9221PMpeterc
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Pure gold with a fair bit of green and white thrown-in
We could not have been in better hands than with Lorcan Collins. Lorcan brought this momentous time in Irish histo
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mary m
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Great Tour
From start to finish, highly recommend. Toured with a 14 and 16 year and we all thoroughly enjoyed. Thanks for a gr
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NJGreyhound
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Loved this tour, informative and fun
This tour was very informative and fun. Lorcan held our attention from the very beginning. The walking was easy a
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Westwanderers
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Fascinating insight!!
Lorcan met us promptly at “The International Bar” introduced himself to our group and began to take us all back in
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Steve W
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Worth doing.
Highly recommended for a less formal take on events of the time. Done with humour and a deftness of touch.
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JWAo1
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Insightful, Education and Entertaining.
This is a great tour to take. Quite insightful and educational as well as being entertaining. You get a thorough ed
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James L
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Unique and informative
The whole family including teenage daughters undertook this really interesting and informative tour with Lorcan. Wo
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JohnB-SATX
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Great Tour!
This tour is wonderful and Lorcan is amazing! His impressive depth of knowledge is equaled by his humorous quips an
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Swetaketu
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Fantastic tour, great guide
If you want to learn about the Easter Rising you should definitely go on this tour. We had the good fortune to have
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hcarne
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History brought to life
Lorcan Collins, the tour guide, brings history to life in his engaging talk around the centre of Dublin. Very inte
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Kelly M
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Excellent historical tour of Dublin
If you only do one tour in Dublin, make it this one. Lorcan was an absolutely stellar guide; his knowledge of Irish
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Frmike6554
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Mike and Sonya Sowards
This was one of the highlights of our trip to Dublin. Liam is so knowledgeable and was receptive to any inquiries!
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gavazzil
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Great learning throughout the tour!
Lorcan was an excellent and very thorough guide. This tour puts Irelands rich history into perspective to the mode
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Mark S
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Brilliant!
My wife and I did this tour during a short stay in Dublin. We could really feel the events coming alive as Lorcan C
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655phillipl
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Powerful
Book online to guarantee a place, on a day you want to do this tour. The tour starts at the International Bar in W
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Key Details
  • Grafton Street, 1916 Rebellion Walking Tour
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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